Frequently asked questions

Our FAQ page has the answers to all the questions you have about bringing S4K's Aladdin to your school.


COVID-SAFE EVENTS FROM S4K – SAFE4KIDZ!

We are proud of the quality of our shows that bring cultural enrichment to children and young people across the Gulf region - and we are proud to be pioneers and leaders in the delivery of COVID-safe theatre events in your school. Our COVID-safe guidelines include:

  • Testing measures
  • Prevention measures
  • Protection measures
  • Distancing measures
  • Fit-up and strike measures
  • Audience measures

Details of our COVID-safe measures are available from the S4K International production office and are updated regularly.

Visit the How To Book page for more information about how to book a show in your school.


Q: How much does it cost?

A: The cost to your school can vary depending on how many children attend each performance - please call or e-mail for pricing.

Q: How long does the show last?

A: There are TWO versions of the show: a standard 60-minute show for junior-aged audiences and a 40-minute version for younger audiences. There is NO INTERVAL.

Q: How many people are there in the show?

The ALADDIN Company comprises EIGHT professional actors (who also play live music) of which SIX perform in each show.
There are TWO members of our technical/production team. All of our Company Members are vastly experienced at touring in theatres and in schools in the UK and abroad. 

Q: What is the minimum and maximum number of audience members per show?

A: The MINIMUM number of places per show is 150* - and the MAXIMUM number of places is 300 per show. Don't forget we are happy to do more than one show on one day in the same school. * NB - A minimum booking fee may apply.

Q: When do we pay?

A: We prefer to take payment ON THE DAY, but we can arrange to receive payment by invoice on SEVEN DAYS TERMS.

Q: How do we pay?

A: We accept payment by CASH, CHEQUE of BANK TRANSFER to our UAE bank account.

Q: What facilities do we need for you to stage the show?

A: S4K's ALADDIN is designed to be a "pop-up" theatre show. We bring everything with us. Scenery, costumes, lights, sound, music and actors. We will work with whatever facilities you have, but the more that you can provide the better the experience. We can work in spaces from auditoria to playgrounds - we just need access to electricity.

Q: How big should the staging area be?

A: The show requires a performing space (preferably slightly above floor level) of approximately 15ft wide by 15 ft deep and a minimum of height of 7 ft (4.6m wide x 4.6m deep x 2m high).

Q: What kind of seating is required?

A: We will work around whatever seating arrangements you have in your school.

Q: How long does it take you to set-up before the show and clear-up afterwards?

A: The get-in/fit-up and preparation time is 60 minutes before the first show.
The strike/get-out time is 45 minutes after the final show.

Q: What is the story or the show?

A: A full synopsis of the show can be found on our SYNOPSIS page.

Q: Will there be any scary characters in the show?

A: No. The show is extremely funny.

Q: WHAT ABOUT THE RECENT CHANGES TO UAE LICENSING REGULATIONS? WILL OUR SCHOOL/VENUE BE COMPLIANT?

A: Yes. All our cast and crew have DBS security (police) checks. We will work with you to obtain security clearance with ADEK for all our cast and crew in Abu Dhabi; and to obtain any DTCM permissions in Dubai.


S4K International is proud of its reputation for "WORLD CLASS EXCELLENCE"!


To find out more about S4K's Aladdin

Contact producers S4K International to find out more about S4K's Aladdin and our other shows.

Email

UK office: carolyn@s4kinternational.com
DUBAI carolynchenery@gmail.com

TELEPHONE

UK office: +44 (0)1883 723444
Dubai mobile: +971 (0)50 813 2664 / +971 (0)50 813 0160

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